Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 371.56

Short Description: Strom cornea dystrph NEC

Long Description: Other stromal corneal dystrophies

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the sense organs (360–389)
    • Disorders of the eye and adnexa (360-379)
      • 371 Corneal opacity and other disorders of cornea
        • 371.56 Strom cornea dystrph NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Avellino corneal dystrophy
  • Congenital stromal corneal dystrophy
  • Cornea stromal loss
  • Crystalline corneal dystrophy
  • Fleck corneal dystrophy
  • Pre-descemet's corneal dystrophy
  • Schnyder crystalline cornea dystrophy
  • Stromal corneal dystrophy

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 371.56 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Dystrophy, dystrophia 783.9
    • cornea (hereditary) 371.50
      • crystalline 371.56
      • stromal NEC 371.56

Crosswalk Information

The code 371.56 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
371.56 Right Arrow H18.59 Other hereditary corneal dystrophies
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
371.00 Corneal opacity, unspecified
371.01 Minor opacity of cornea
371.02 Peripheral opacity of cornea
371.03 Central opacity of cornea
371.04 Adherent leucoma
371.05 Phthisical cornea
371.10 Corneal deposit, unspecified
371.11 Anterior corneal pigmentations
371.12 Stromal corneal pigmentations
371.13 Posterior corneal pigmentations
371.14 Kayser-Fleischer ring
371.15 Other corneal deposits associated with metabolic disorders
371.16 Argentous corneal deposits
371.20 Corneal edema, unspecified
371.21 Idiopathic corneal edema
371.22 Secondary corneal edema
371.23 Bullous keratopathy
371.24 Corneal edema due to wearing of contact lenses
371.30 Corneal membrane change, unspecified
371.31 Folds and rupture of bowman's membrane
371.32 Folds in descemet's membrane
371.33 Rupture in descemet's membrane
371.40 Corneal degeneration, unspecified
371.41 Senile corneal changes
371.42 Recurrent erosion of cornea
371.43 Band-shaped keratopathy
371.44 Other calcerous degenerations of cornea
371.45 Keratomalacia NOS
371.46 Nodular degeneration of cornea
371.48 Peripheral degenerations of cornea
371.49 Other corneal degenerations
371.50 Hereditary corneal dystrophy, unspecified
371.51 Juvenile epithelial corneal dystrophy
371.52 Other anterior corneal dystrophies
371.53 Granular corneal dystrophy
371.54 Lattice corneal dystrophy
371.55 Macular corneal dystrophy
371.57 Endothelial corneal dystrophy
371.58 Other posterior corneal dystrophies
371.60 Keratoconus, unspecified
371.61 Keratoconus, stable condition
371.62 Keratoconus, acute hydrops
371.70 Corneal deformity, unspecified
371.71 Corneal ectasia
371.72 Descemetocele
371.73 Corneal staphyloma
371.81 Corneal anesthesia and hypoesthesia
371.82 Corneal disorder due to contact lens
371.89 Other corneal disorders
371.9 Unspecified corneal disorder

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014